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Pacific Coast Scenic Byway

Feb 09, 2014Comments off

LJ and I left Newport bright and early, freshly pressed Kicking Horse coffee in hand.  Under different circumstances the town was probably lovely, but with

Happy Endings at Hunter Creek

Feb 08, 20141 Comment

We’d been following Route 101 along the coast all morning and had stopped at a gas station in Gold Beach, Oregon to fill up.  The

A Crazy Day in the US Pacific Northwest

Feb 07, 2014Comments off

The first part of our drive down the US west coast was over, and we were safe and sound in Newport, OR.  It had taken

Cutting It Close: Insurance, International ...

Feb 06, 2014Comments off

We had planned to Canada tomorrow, but after a series of delays it wasn’t looking likely.  My license, which I renewed a month ago, hadn’t

International Driving Permits

Feb 06, 2014Comments off

An International Driving Permit (IDP) is a special driver’s license that allows licensed motorists to drive in other countries without further tests or applications.  It

$646 For A Bunch of Tiny Pricks

Jan 21, 20142 Comments

There are just over two weeks left before our indefinite departure from the homeland.  Tonight, LJ leaves for camp for two weeks.  So, we are

How to Prevent Getting Sick While Traveling

Jan 13, 2014Comments off

Throughout my travels I’ve found that, along with getting properly vaccinated, the best way to maintain good health is to practice good hygiene.  This may

Good Ale, Great Appies & God-awful Art...

Dec 18, 20131 Comment

We popped into Pike Place Market’s hidden gem, the Alibi Room, for a few drinks before dinner.  Located in Post Alley, across from Seattle’s famous